Our oceans provide more than just a home to a vast array of species – they also sequester unfathomable amounts of CO₂. But sea levels are also rising, posing a threat to coastal cities. What role do the oceans play in the growing climate crisis?
The German government feels it has been left in the lurch by most of its EU partners on asylum policy. Even refugee hardliner Horst Seehofer, Germany’s interior minister, has some choice words for Austria.
In a PR stunt gone wrong, the millionth recipient of the Covid-19 vaccine in Israel, who got his jab in front of PM Benjamin Netanyahu, was revealed to be a former criminal who did time for stabbing a man to death. Israel is currently undertaking the largest vaccination campaign in the world and Netanyahu is…
The Russian diplomatic mission stated earlier in the day that the United States had cut off the telephone lines in the Russian Consulate in New York on January 18. It said the US linked the interruption to technical problems.
Iran’s military has begun its major annual drills in the Sea of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz, which accounts for 30 percent of global crude oil traded by sea, amid ongoing tensions between Tehran and Washington. The exercise in the eastern part of the Gulf of Oman is aimed at improving Iran’s capabilities to…
With good will from both sides, a fair Brexit deal is still possible. Now, though, pragmatism is needed – and not a constant obsession with who will be the winner and who the loser.
While China was the first country to report cases of the new coronavirus, there was no solid evidence as to the origin of the virus, which had mutated to affect not only animals, but also humans. However, US President Donald Trump has persistently claimed that the Chinese government “developed” the COVID-19 pathogen in a lab.